24 September 2008

Hairy or Downy?

The relatively short bill and relatively prominent tuft above the nares have me voting 'Downy'.

There is something about peanuts that sends some species of birds mad; not only was I standing in an open door five feet from the feeder with a camera, Aoife was sitting on the balcony under the feeder looking like this:
Still, no wild leaping ensued, so I suppose the bird's judgement is sound.

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